Simple homes provide basic shelter and are accepted within the community as a 'hand-up' without creating dependence or jealousy. The family partners in the construction project either with a visiting US team or with a local construction team. Cost is $500.
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Stoves replace open fires for cooking. They remove toxic smoke from living spaces and require less wood, saving time and money for the family. Cost is $300.
Many families sleep in small spaces all in a single bed. Often the bed is nothing more than boards with a few blankets. Bunkbeds provide more sleeping space and come with mattresses and blankets. Cost is $300.